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CDC: More Using Guns To Commit Suicide

The rate of suicide by gun has increased in recent years, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.



Study: Murder Top Cause Of Death For Young Black Men

A new study reports that if you add up all the deaths due to suicide, accidents, and disease — homicide is still number one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

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Oakland County Leaders Call For Gun Violence Study Group

A new effort toward a solution on gun violence being offered by two Oakland County Commissioners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013

Barack Obama is sworn in during the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC.   Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States. (Getty Images/Alex Wong)

AUDIO: Safety Of Detroit’s Children Noted In President’s Inaugural Address

President Obama giving a quick shout-out to Detroit during his inaugural address, while making a reference curbing gun violence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2013

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Lansing Officials Report 12 Homicides In 2012

Lansing officials say the city had 12 homicides last year, the most since 2008 when it had the same number.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2013


Mayor, Police Chief Respond To Shocking Murder Rates In Detroit

Across the city of Detroit, residents are growing weary of the violence — especially after crime statistics revealed 386 criminal homicides took place in the Motor City during 2012. So, what are city leaders doing about the problem?

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2013

Interim Detroit Police Chief Chester Logan and Mayor Dave Bing report the city's 2012 crime stats. (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Detroit Records More Than 400 Murders In 2012

Interim Police Chief Chester Logan says America has a problem with guns and Detroit is the epicenter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013


Detroit Gets $1.5M Grant To Fight Youth Violence

Detroit is getting some crime-fighting help from the federal government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

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Detroit Police To Demonstrate Gunshot ‘Detection’ System

The Detroit Police Department isn’t giving up its push for new technology to help find out where shootings take place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011